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Number of tourists in Antalya exceeded 7 million

Since the beginning of the year, the number of tourists arriving in Antalya by airlines has exceeded 7 million.

In Antalya, which is described as the ‘capital of tourism’ in terms of the number of tourists it hosts, the tourism data of 2021 continues to make us smile. According to the data obtained from the Antalya Governorship Provincial Culture and Tourism Directorate, the number of tourists arriving by air to Antalya, which is one of the most important tourism centers in the Mediterranean, has exceeded 7 million. The number of tourists coming to Antalya in the 9 months of the year increased by 173% compared to the same period of the previous year and became 7 million 16 thousand 276. Last year, 2 million 572 thousand 314 people visited the city in 9 months. Antalya, which was visited by 1 million 17 thousand 569 people in September 2020, was visited by 1 million 732 thousand 298 people in the same period this year.

MOST OF THE TOURISTS ARE FROM RUSSIA

During this period, most tourists came to Antalya from Russia with 2 million 698 thousand 334 people. Ukraine with 1 million 108 thousand 486 guests, Germany with 884 thousand 827 and Poland with 353 thousand 191 tourists followed Russia. With the resumption of direct flights from England to Antalya as of September 23, the number of British tourists visiting the city started to increase.

Source: Sabah / Translated by Irem Yildiz

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